Hi --

On Tue, 22 Jan 2002, Jack Dempsey wrote:

> i've always wondered what that question mark did :-)
> and i knew there had to be something simpler than 'a'[0]

Yes, though the ? only works with character literals (or perhaps
various eval tricks).  Whereas you can do:

  str = "Hi"
  str[0]


David

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